Watercolour and Coloured Pencil
APPROACH AND INSPIRATION
The vibrant colours and intricate forms of plants, especially those that surrounded me in childhood – wild iris, primulas, roses, violas, honeysuckle.
Graduated from National College of Art & Design (Graphic design specialising in fine design illustration).
Postgraduate qualification:- PTA (Principals of Teaching Art)
I worked as a full-time art teacher at second level up to Leaving Certificate and I also have extensive experience of teaching younger age-groups in my local area of Castleknock.
EXHIBITIONS AND AWARDS
Heritage Irish Plants – Plandaí Oidhreachta- at National Botanic Gardens, 2016
Bloom Botanical and Floral Art Exhibition 2014, 2015 & 2016 (Silver Medal at Bloom 2014)
Claregalway Castle Garden Festival 2015
Kilkenny Fringe Arts Festival 2014, 2015 & 2016
My work has also been exhibited in the following venues:
Kilcock Art Gallery, Co. Kildare
The People’s Art Gallery, Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, Dublin
The Green Art Gallery, St.Stephen’s Green Centre
Merrion Square Art Market
Irish Society of Botanical Artists